Women Category

You May Need a Copywriter

This summer, the American Writers and Artists, Inc. introduced me to copywriting – the art of persuasive writing. Copywriting has been used for over a century to promote businesses, organizations, and individuals. For years, copywriters focused on direct marketing. Persuasive sales letters, often referred to as “junk mail” sell products from magazine subscriptions to organizational […]

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Fears and Doubts, Obstacles or Incentives?

Preparing to start a new venture is like jumping off a diving board. You’re flying off into space with the trust of a graceful landing.  Like a dolphin at play, you’ll burst through the water’s surface. But some dives aren’t a cinematic success. I didn’t learn to swim until I was in fourth grade and […]

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How Any Body Can Practice Hatha Yoga

Begin your yoga practice with Yogasteya Have you longed to enjoy the healthful benefits of yoga you’ve heard so much about but feel you’re too large, too overweight, too old? Well, you’re not. Yoga is for any type of body. Dianne Bondy, founder of Yogasteya, gently guides you into a hatha yoga practice that fits […]

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Joy and Expectation

Please join me HERE What’s your morning ritual to prepare for the day before you jump out of bed? Years ago, I began doing two stretches for my back and legs to relieve soreness before I got up. Later, I learned a simple Buddhist prayer to say as a blessing and protection for the day. […]

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Recalling a Girlhood Idol – Nellie Bly

Before I learned about Lorraine Hansberry, Zora Neale Hurston, and Bessie Coleman I read about Nellie Bly. I was a ten year old black girl living in a pastel colored wooden  shot-gun house on an un-paved street in Panama City, Florida when I read about this adventurous, outspoken, writing woman. Today, Google Doodles honors her […]

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Value of a Daily Writing Habit

You may be a blogger, or even a published writer, but have you developed a daily writing practice? And you may have been writing all of your life like me with a spotted publishing history. In my twenties, my book of poetry was published, I was editor of a weekly newspaper, and wrote feature articles […]

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Enjoy My VF Novella – for Free

Click HERE for your free novella. VF is visionary fiction, a genre defined by novelist Jodine Turner in a Writer’s Journal article in 2009.  “The emphasis is on our limitless human potential, where transformation and evolution are entirely possible.” A VF work features: Growth of consciousness as the central theme Reincarnation, dreams, visions, paranormal events, and metaphysical […]

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A Little Black History – Part 2

This is the second part of the collaboration Brian and I created several years ago.

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“We Who Believe in Freedom”

Ella Baker co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, SCLC, with Martin Luther King, Jr. Yet, few know of her work. In 1981, Bernice Reagon, founder of the group Sweet Honey in the Rock, wrote Ella’s Song. The lyrics are as relevant today as they were decades ago. Enjoy.

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Welcome to My New Website

My plan was to launch this change in January but my lack of technical know-how created this early inauguration. For all of you dear readers who have followed Rigzenchomo – you will be redirected to my new site skywalker storyteller works (still a WordPress site). This site is still a work in progress. But, you can see […]

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